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Car accident on SFD in Inverness by Dream Farm Rd. Hopefully everyone ok. Drive safe, the roads are slick today.
"Nearly one in three people here in Marin County will leave, part of the roughly 700,000 who his models suggest may abandon the broader Bay Area as a result of sea-level rise alone."

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/09/15/magazine/climate-crisis-migration-america.html
REMINDER: Areas closed to all visitors due to the Woodward Fire.

The area and all trails south of Limantour Road and Bear Valley Road, west of Highway 1 (aka Shoreline Highway), and north of Stewart Trail are closed to all visitor access until further notice.

These areas include, but are not limited to:

Limantour Road is closed to all visitor access until further notice.

The Bear Valley area is closed to all visitor access until further notice. This includes:
Bear Valley Visitor Center Access Road
Bear Valley Visitor Center
Bear Valley Picnic Area
Bear Valley Trailhead
Earthquake Trail
Kule Loklo
Morgan Horse Ranch
Woodpecker Trail

Coast, Glen, Sky, and Wildcat Campgrounds are closed until further notice. Campers will receive a notification and refund via email.

Also closed are Bear Valley Trail, Horse Trail, Sky Trail, Laguna Trail, Glen Trail, Greenpicker Trail, and Coast Trail north of Stewart Trail.

MORE INFO: https://www.nps.gov/pore/learn/management/firemanagement_woodwardfire.htm
Via Point Reyes National Seashore “Happy 58th Birthday Point Reyes National Seashore!! On September 13, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed into law the establishment of Point Reyes National Seashore. To learn more, visit nps.gov/pore.” (Photo WMF)
"#WoodwardFire Update, 09/13/20 Firefighters will perform a burnout operation about 10 a.m. at the Bear Valley Visitor Center to provide a defensible space for the center's Morgan horses."

LINK: https://twitter.com/PointReyesNPS/status/1305161995201572864?s=20
This video does a good job of explaining why and when when the air quality will get better. Short answer: next week.

https://twitter.com/PaulKPIX/status/1304628901126184964?s=20
[Sound On] At Kehoe Beach in @pointreyesnps hundreds of blackbirds gather around sunset in the thick fog and smoke.

LINK: https://twitter.com/westmarinfeed/status/1304632239947309056?s=21
Via Point Reyes National Seashore "For those of you who have been asking about the wildlife in Point Reyes during the #WoodwardFire, we thought you might be happy to see that this bobcat was caught on camera just outside of Incident Command Post (where we coordinate as a team) yesterday."

LINK: https://twitter.com/PointReyesNPS/status/1304490845610024960?s=20
It was orange yesterday. The smoke is so thick right now. Some additional information about all of that:

"To get a sense for how dark it was in CA yesterday, here are solar radiation observations from my backyard weather station for 3 recent days. Much darker than a typical foggy day, and it was effectively sunset ~3 hours too early."

"The orange skies this morning are a result of wildfire smoke in the air. Strong winds over the past few days transported ash from fires in northern California and the Sierra Nevada into the region.

These smoke particles scatter blue light & only allow yellow-orange-red light to reach the surface, causing skies to look orange. If smoke becomes too thick in a certain area, most of the light will be scattered & absorbed before reaching the surface, which may cause dark skies."

"Very little change in the smoke across the SF bay area the next 18 hours."

RADIATION LINK: https://twitter.com/feet_pinocchio/status/1304105774667296768?s=20

ORANGE LINK: https://twitter.com/AirDistrict/status/1303746736414883840?s=20

SMOKE UPDATE LINK: https://twitter.com/NWSBayArea/status/1304127426105024512?s=20
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